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Species: †Formica heteroptera   Cockerell, 1920 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica heteroptera Cockerell, 1920: 278, pl. 16, fig. 11 (wing) GREAT BRITAIN (Eocene). AntCat AntWiki HOL
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: United Kingdom

Distribution Notes:

Bournemouth, Dorset, Great Britain; middle Eocene, Bartonian (37-40 Ma).


Holotype BMNH(P)In.19035, with counterpart In.18587, in Natural History Museum, London, U.K. 


Cockerell T. D. A. 1920. Fossil arthropods in the British Museum. 1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 9(5): 273-279.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collect Date Range: collected on 1892-01-01

Type specimens: holotype: bmnhp19035; holotype counterpart: bmnhp18587

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